It is very hard to determine which actor is smart and which isn’t just by watching the characters they play. Depending on how good they are at their job, some actors might actually be perceived as smarter than they really are because of the ‘smart’ nature of their character.
There are quite a few celebrities in Hollywood however, who possess a certain flair for academia, and some of them are actually accomplished authors, scientists, or politicians. Let us then take a closer look at who the ten smartest people in Hollywood are and what are the reasons behind their accomplishments.
Quentin Tarantino has become known for films that are full of racist language and violence. However, regardless of his fondness for violence, Quentin Tarantino is actually a very smart man. Even though he dropped out of high school when he was 16 years old, it has been reported that he has an IQ of 160, which is the same IQ as Stephen Hawking, the world-renowned physicist. Apparently, he dropped to pursue his dream of making movies, and fans of his film will probably not criticize his decision.